Author Topic: backup vmware .vdmk  (Read 2844 times)

Offline it_pro-it

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backup vmware .vdmk
« on: March 29, 2014, 02:01:12 PM »

Does anyone know how to backup vmware esxi vms?
Does CCloud backup vmware machines?
Can it backup running vm machines?
« Last Edit: March 29, 2014, 02:32:18 PM by it_pro-it »

Offline mouse1

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Re: backup vmware .vdmk
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2014, 04:19:31 PM »
No sure but I don't think you can make a consistent backup of a running VM. You'd need to create a snapshot and back that up I think. Or to suspend the VM and then back it up.

I did try using Windows volume shadow copy via NT backup, but VMware would not run the restored VM

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